Browsing Category: International Students

Africa, global, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, Student Event

Africa Business Week Celebrates Diverse Cultures, Opportunities and Business Landscapes in Africa

The Darden African Business Organization (DABO) hosted its third annual Africa Business Week at Darden. Among a full schedule of speaking engagements and cultural showcase events, this year’s Africa Business Week also included Leadership Speaker Series keynote Mossadeck Bally, chairman and CEO of Azalaï Hotels Group.Meti Aberra (Class…

By Lauren Wallace-
Exchange, Exchange program, global network, International Students

Darden Welcomes Exchange Students from Partner Universities Around the World for Spring 2020 Semester

This week, Darden welcomes three of four exchange students from four leading business schools around the world who will study at Darden during the spring 2020 semester. We are pleased to host students from the following universities and countries:ESADE Business School in SpainHKUST in Hong KongIndian School…

By Lauren Wallace-
Europe & Russia, Exchange, Exchange program, global network, International Students, Student Perspective

Hedwige Serot Almeras Fulfills Dream of Returning to the U.S. to Study through Darden Exchange Program

Hedwige Serot Almeras, a student at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland pursuing a master’s degree in international strategy, participated in the Fall 2019 Darden Exchange Program. Before she returned to Europe for the winter holiday, Hedwige (second from right in above photo) shared more about her Darden…

By Lauren Wallace-
Europe & Russia, Exchange program, global network, International Students, Student Perspective

From Paris to Charlottesville and Back: Exchange Student Nefé Etomi Returns to HEC full of Darden Lessons, Memories and a Newfound Love for Vineyards

Nefé Etomi (second from right in above photo) is a Fall 2019 Exchange Student from HEC Paris in France, located just outside of Paris in a city called Jouy en Josas. Nefé began her MBA degree from a traditional and nontraditional business background. While working in finance at Deutsche Bank…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Global Immersion, Global Internship, global network, International Students, Student Event, Student Perspective

Deepta Singh Yaduvanshi (Class of 2020) Chooses Global Learning Opportunities at Darden and Abroad

Deepta Singh Yaduvanshi (Class of 2020) was born and raised in New Delhi, India. Prior to moving to Charlottesville to attend Darden, Deepta (center left in middle row in above photo) had never lived outside of her home in Delhi but always knew she would move to attend graduate school…

By Lauren Wallace-
Europe & Russia, International Affinity Club, International Students

European Society President Alexis Aubry (Class of 2020) Shares Passion for Darden, Europe – and Crepes!

Alexis Aubry, originally from Paris, France, is a second-year student and serves as President of Darden’s European Society. Alexis holds a Master in Management with a specialization in Finance from Audencia Business School. Before coming to Darden, Alexis worked as a Financial Synthesis Manager at LFB Biomédicaments…

By Lauren Wallace-
global, International Affinity Club, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Event, Student Perspective

Darden Does Diwali: Celebrating the Festival of Lights

Blog post and pictures by Class of 2020 students Ameya Bhattacharya and Tulika VardhanThe word Diwali literally means “row of lights”. In Hinduism, Sikhism and Jainism, this festival marks the homecoming of prince Ram after defeating Ravana in the mythical legend ‘Ramayana’ and celebrates good over evil, light over…

By Lauren Wallace-
East Asia, global careers, Global Internship, International Students, Student Perspective

Sijia (Avery) Tang (Class of 2020) Shares Cross-Cultural Insights from Consulting Internship in China

Avery Tang (third from right) stands with fellow McKinsey summer interns including Darden classmate Feng Xiaochuan (center)Second-year student Sijia (Avery) Tang lived in Singapore for four years before completing a bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting and Finance Concentrations) with a double major in Psychology at the University…

By Lauren Wallace-
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